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Moto G now available as a Google Play Edition device

Motorola and Google are finally acknowledging one another via the Play Store. Though perhaps a bit unnecessary as Motorola doesn’t heavily skin Android, the Moto G is now available as a Google Play Edition device. Starting at $179 for the 8GB model, and a mere $199 for the 16GB model, the Moto G is available now via Google. This brings with it a real unfiltered option for fans of Android, and prepaid mobile.

Moto X to arrive in France and Germany in early February

Along with the upcoming UK release, Motorola will also have the Moto X available for those in France and Germany. The availability will begin on February 1st, the same day as we saw announced for the UK market. But unlike the availability date, the price for those in France and Germany will be a bit different. The Moto X will be €429, which for those looking for the comparison, would be roughly $590 in terms of US dollars.

Moto X UK availability announced for February

Motorola has announced availability for the Moto X in the UK. The handset will be available for purchase beginning on February 1st and those looking to make a purchase will need to shell out £380. That price is for the 16GB model. One catch with making a purchase will come in with the color. Motorola will have the black model Moto X widely available, however the white model will be exclusive to Phones4U.

Motorola’s interview with SlashGear shows they know exactly what they’re doing

Motorola, who had a phenomenal 2013, is poised to have an even better 2014. On the back of their Moto X and Moto G handsets, which effectively revitalized the company, Motorola is in a unique position. Backed by Google, and keenly aware of the ebbs and flow of an industry they helped create, Motorola sat down with SlashGear’s Chris Davies at CES last week. What we learned is that Motorola knows exactly what they’re doing.

Motorola Assist update improves driving detection and more

The latest update for the Motorola Assist app has arrived in the Play Store this afternoon. This one will benefit those carrying a Moto X, or one of the newer devices in the DROID family. Perhaps equally important here, this Assist update is focused on driving with highlights going to incoming SMS, your favorite music app and driving detection.